Author: Shanon Patel,Henry F. Duncan
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Pitt Ford's Problem-Based Learning in Endodontology combines the theory and practice of endodontics, providing the reader with information that is both clinically relevant to everyday practice and also evidence based. It includes a wealth of cases that span topics such as the maintenance of a vital pulp, root canal treatment, surgical endodontics and trauma. Each case is accompanied by full colour photographs and/or radiographs that illustrate the key stages in diagnosis, treatment planning, treatment and prognosis. In addition, the detailed commentary provides information on viable alternative treatment strategies, rationale (biologic considerations) for the treatment described, evaluation of the current evidence for/against the course of treatment and finally the prognosis. The book allows the reader to apply their existing knowledge to a range of clinical scenarios and to gain new knowledge and apply it to further clinical situations. In addition the reader will be encouraged to transfer knowledge and diagnostic skills from one problem to another and guided to improve their self-directed learning and reflective skills.
Author: Shanon Patel,Justin J. Barnes
Publisher: Oxford University Press
The Principles of Endodontics, Second Edition integrates theory with practice to produce an ideal introduction to endodontics. Fully illustrated and written in a straightfoward style, this guide demystifies a core aspect of the clinical practice of dentistry.
Problem-Solving in Clinical Practice
Author: HE Pitt Ford,TR Pitt Ford,JS Rhodes
Publisher: CRC Press
The problems arising from root canals in the daily clinical practice of dentistry can often be difficult and time-consuming to solve. Here a team from one leading centre of dental excellence provides detailed and highly illustrated guidance to these difficult areas and how to manage the problems that they often pose.
Prevention and Treatment of Apical Periodontitis
Author: Dag Orstavik,Thomas Pitt Ford
This second edition of Essential Endodontology capitalizes on the book's position as the major scientific treatise in the field. It addresses the scientific basis of endodontology rather than majoring on didactic methods of treatment. The second edition adopts a strengthened approach to the systematic analysis of the available clinical and laboratory evidence. Apical periodontitis is promoted as a disease entity, with the etiology, prevention and treatment being discussed.
Current and Emerging Therapeutic Perspectives
Author: Henry Duncan,Paul Cooper
This richly illustrated book combines explanation of the scientific base underpinning vital pulp treatment with description of current and emerging trends in clinical practice. It guides the reader through modern views on pulp diagnostics, deep caries, and pulp exposure management, leading to an analysis of the biological aspects of regenerative techniques such as angiogenesis, neurogenesis, inflammation, and epigenetics. In the later chapters, practical considerations relating to bioengineering, biomaterial choice, revitalization, and stem cell-based procedures are discussed and their likely therapeutic impact considered. Aimed at dental students, postgraduates, and research-minded dental practitioners, this translational book summarizes state-of-the-art scientific knowledge on dentin–pulp interactions and regenerative endodontics, while highlighting the opportunities to incorporate recent developments into everyday practice. Readers will also find extensive discussion of potential future developments and research avenues relating to each aspect of this exciting and rapidly developing field.
Author: Gunnar Bergenholtz,Preben H?rsted-Bindslev,Claes Reit
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The second edition of Textbook of Endodontology continues the aim of serving the educational needs of dental students and dental practitioners searching for updates on endodontic theories and techniques. Significantly restructured and completely updated, the new edition maintains the ethos of the original, facilitating ease of learning through pedagogical features such as annotated references, core concepts and key literature. It features a number of new chapters on topics ranging from outcomes of endodontic treatment to managing endodontic complications to dental trauma. Additionally, all other chapters have been thoroughly revised and brought up to date to reflect contemporary knowledge and practice. Textbook of Endodontology continues its important function of providing lucid scholarship and clear discussion of biological concepts and treatment principles in endodontics, and as such will be an important update to its current readers and a valuable discovery to its new audience.
Biologia e Técnica
Author: Helio Pereira Lopes,José Freitas Siqueira Jr
Publisher: Elsevier Brasil
Comemorando os 15 anos desde a primeira edição, este livro continua sendo o texto completo e defi nitivo para o ensino e prática da Endodontia. Escrito pelos principais formadores de opinião em cada assunto do Brasil e do exterior, como Estados Unidos, Reino Unido, Itália e Noruega, todos com vasta experiência clínica, de pesquisa e de ensino. Aborda os diversos tópicos endodônticos com gradientes de profundidade que abrangem leitores em todos os níveis de formação: alunos de graduação, especialização, mestrado e doutorado, clínicos gerais, especialistas e professores. Esta 4a edição é uma obra completamente nova, atualizada e com ênfase nos consideráveis avanços biológicos e técnicos da Endodontia. Como novidades, destacam-se: • Todos os capítulos foram vastamente atualizados e novos capítulos foram incluídos, como Reparação Pós-Tratamento Endodôntico; Anatomia Interna; • Descrição de novos instrumentos, técnicas e materiais para o preparo e a obturação de canais radiculares; • Medidas atualizadas para otimizar a desinfecção do sistema de canais radiculares e aumentar o índice de sucesso; • Controle da dor na Endodontia, com cobertura das técnicas de anestesia, dos procedimentos clínicos e dos medicamentos a serem prescritos; • Seções exclusivas sobre: Tomografi a computadorizada de feixe cônico na Endodontia; Endodontia Regenerativa; Microcirurgia Perirradicular; • Recentes avanços no campo da fi siologia e patologia pulpar e perirradicular; • O uso do microscópio operatório nas diferentes etapas do tratamento endodôntico; • Mais de 1.500 fotografi as, incluindo microscopias, radiografi as e casos clínicos.
Author: Leif Tronstad
The third edition of Clinical Endodontics retains the successful format and practical scope of previous editions. The book opens with an overview of the biology of the endodontium and the apical periodontium. It then provides detailed descriptions of the etiology and pathogenesis of endodontic diseases, examination and diagnostic techniques, and treatments. The book also covers instruments, endodontic materials, endodontic retreatment, bleaching, restoration, and prognosis. Features:Easy-to-reference presentation of dental morphology and treatment guidelines Chapter on how to avoid and manage potential complicationsMore than 550 high-quality illustrations demonstrating important concepts.This book is a valuable resource for students that will enable them to fully grasp the fundamental concepts of clinical endodontics. It is also serve as a refresher for general practitioners, postdoctoral students, and endodontists.
Author: T. R. Pitt Ford
The new edition of this classic textbook has been completely revised and updated to cover the latest advances in endodontics. Offering authoritative guidance in a practical format, it provides comprehensive discussions of this growing specialty - including general and systemic aspects of endodontics, pulp space anatomy and access cavities, preparation of the root canal system, surgical endodontics, periodontal disease and the dental pulp, and restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Offers authoritative information in a practical format. Provides comprehensive coverage of general and systemic aspects of endodontics, pulp space anatomy and access cavities, preparation of the root canal system, surgical endodontics, periodontal disease and the dental pulp, and restoration of endodontically treated teeth. Completely revised and updated to cover the latest in endodontics. Features a new, more colorful design.
Best Evidence Recommendations
Author: Jason P Sheehan,Peter Gerszten
Controversies in Stereotactic Radiosurgery: Best Evidence Recommendations is a comprehensive reference that compiles, synthesizes, and summarizes the most relevant scientific literature on the topic. Each succinct, problem-oriented chapter addresses a different controversy surrounding stereotactic radiosurgery. This book saves physicians significant amounts of time by distilling years of scientific research into sound guidelines that will help them make fully-informed treatment decisions. Key Features: Covers both intracranial and spine radiosurgery, providing complete coverage of this rapidly evolving technology Includes more than 35 chapters on treatment controversies for brain and spine tumors as well as vascular malformations Contains summary tables throughout the text that present the main conclusions of published studies All neurosurgeons, radiation oncologists, and neuro-oncologists, involved in the treatment of patients who may be candidates for stereotactic radiosurgery of the brain and spine will find this book to be an essential decision making guide.
Author: José Freitas Siqueira,Isabela N. Rôc̦as,Hélio Pereira Lopes
Publisher: Quintessence Publishing Company
The first section of this book deals with microbiologic and pathophysiologic aspects of apical periodontitis, while the second section describes the best evidence for predictable treatment and prevention of the disease.
Prevention, Identification and Management
Author: James L. Gutmann,Paul E. Lovdahl
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Problem Solving in Endodontics, 5th Edition, by James L. Gutmann and Paul Lovdahl, offers updated techniques and an evidence-based approach to the most common procedures performed at chairside. Ideal for both endodontists and general dentists, this thoroughly revised reference combines the precision of quality endodontic care with achievable and pain-free outcomes for the patient. Each chapter has been carefully designed so that you'll quickly grasp the anatomy, the instruments needed, and what procedures should be performed -- all supplemented by boxed clinical case examples and tips. Going beyond problem solving, it also addresses the major issues in diagnostic, anatomic, restorative, periodontic, traumatic, and surgical aspects of tooth retention. Provides chairside guidance for the endodontic procedures most commonly performed by endodontists and general dentists. Entire text has expanded concepts that are verified in new drawings and clinically relevant cases. Integrates new technologies and materials into every chapter that when applied result in predictable and optimal outcomes. Establishes clear parameters for the retention of teeth. Correlates optimal patient outcomes with an evidence-based approach. Reflects the practical expertise of renowned endodontics authority and past President of the AAE, Dr. James Gutmann, and endodontics specialist, Dr. Paul Lovdahl. Every chapter has been completely rewritten, and concepts have been integrated for quick recognition, understanding and application to common, everyday challenges. The Surgery section has been expanded with new case studies, and more in-depth coverage of indications and applications for surgeries, such as crown-lengthening technique, periradicular surgery to manage perforations and resorptive defects, and other endodontically-related problems. The approach of this text is to teach the clinician how to recognize and analyze the problems encountered and to synthesize the data for realistic and successful outcomes. To help you make the best clinical decisions, this edition contains new chapters and new sections on diagnosis and treatment planning that presents crucial information on Radiographic Images, Differential Diagnosis of Bony Defects, Diagnosis of Treatment Failure, and Diagnosis of Non-odontogenic Pain. Retains a succinct, user-friendly format with a new design that includes hundreds of NEW high-quality clinical photos and art. Offers broader coverage of tooth trauma with established treatment planning outcomes. ALL references are updated and annotated in the text. Provides a practical, problem-solving approach with new chapters on: radiographic technique and interpretation; impact of pulp disease on the periodontium and vice versa; treatment failure and tooth retention; how to differentiate problems of pulp/periodontium from those that are non-odontogenic in nature; vital pulp therapy; and more.
Author: Lars Bjørndal,Lise-Lotte Kirkevang,John Whitworth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The third edition of Textbook of Endodontology provides lucid scholarship and clear discussion of endodontic principles and treatment to dental students and dental practitioners searching for current information on endodontic theories and techniques. Completely revised and updated new edition Features six new chapters Provides pedagogical features to promote understanding Includes clinical case studies to put the information in the clinical context Illustrated in full color throughout with clinical images and detailed diagrams Offers interactive multiple-choice questions on a companion website
Author: Rudolf Beer,Michael A. Baumann
Endodontology has seen enormous advances in recent years. New high-tech tools, such as operative microscopes in combination with ultrasound and nickel-titanium files, make possible a high-level of quality in treatment with excellent long-term treatment results. Regular updating of knowledge is indispensable for every practitioner. This book provides a fast and up-to-date orientation of the entire area of endodontology. Didactic concept: The classic Thieme Flexi format, with concise text on the left and excellent illustrations on the right hand page of more than 150 double page spreads. Oriented toward problem-solving:- What is to be done with ongoing pain?- How should one react in an emergency situation? What special considerations are there in children?- What should one do in the case of obliterated canals, perforations, and incomplete growth of roots?- When results are poor, how does one plan revision procedures?- Efficient treatment planning, newest methods
The Yellow Book
Author: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Health risks are real and ever-changing, especially while traveling abroad. To stay abreast of the most up-to-date health recommendations, experienced travelers and health care professionals have always relied on CDC's user-friendly Health Information for International Travel (commonly known as the The Yellow Book) as their one indispensable guide. Updated biennially by a team of almost two hundred experts-including both CDC staff and travel medicine experts--this book is the only publication that contains all of the official government recommendations for international travel. Clearly written and featuring full-color illustrations, the book provides easy-to-read disease risk maps, information on where to find health care during travel, advice for those traveling with infants and children, a comprehensive catalog of diseases, and detailed country-specific health warnings. For example, the section on the Caribbean lays out the recommended immunizations and examines specific health risks for travelers to the region, ranging from malaria to dengue, yellow fever, and traveler's diarrhea. But the book goes beyond the risk of disease to discuss dangers such as violent crime-fortunately, not a great danger to tourists in the area-and also to remind travelers that the single greatest cause of injury death among visitors are traffic accidents. The section on the Caribbean also notes hurricane season and outlines the risks involved in snorkeling, diving, and other water activities common to the area. Every facet of the previous edition has been revisited and revised where necessary, including country-by-country immunization suggestions and new drug information. For the primary care clinician, the specialized travel medicine clinician, or the avid or first-time international traveler, this book is an indispensable safety net, providing readers with everything they need to know to prevent or to seek treatment for illness abroad.
An Objective-Based Textbook
Author: Jonathan Pedlar,John W. Frame
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
This title has been authored by practitioners working primarily in the UK. This textbook of oral and maxillofacial surgery is directed at dentists in training and newly qualified practitioners. The book aims to provide the theoretical background to a range of common procedures to assist in the DEVELOPMENT OF SKILLS required in diagnosis, treatment planning, and active surgical and postoperative management. The book has been prepared by a variety of authors, all of whom have extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate education in oral and maxillofacial surgery and whose views represent those of UK mainstream dental schools. New edition of a highly successful ‘skills based’ textbook on oral and maxillofacial surgery, liberally illustrated in full colour Ideal subject coverage for those who are, or who will become, general dental practitioners, i.e. comprehensive coverage of diagnosis and oral surgery with a discussion of with maxillofacial surgery suitable for the early years of training Clear identification of conditions and procedures suitable for the general dental practitioner, and of those requiring referral Procedures clearly illustrated when routinely carried out in general practice Learning objectives, lists of assumed knowledge and summary boxes provided to make learning easier Ideal as a ‘dip in’ book for using in parallel with lectures and ‘small group’ learning, or in relation to specific patients seen Increased used of self-assessment material, particularly in the chapters on diagnosis and medically compromised patients Reshaped chapters on pathological conditions of the oral mucosa and bone, as well as the use of biopsy as an investigative tool New discussion about cleft lip and palate New section on osteonecrosis of the jaws, associated with bisphosphonate medication, and on infection with methicillinresistant Staphylococcus aureus
From Preparation to Application
Author: Josette Camilleri
Mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) was invented in the mid-1990s at Loma Linda University, USA, with the aim of introducing a material for use as a root-end filler that would set and develop its properties in the presence of moisture. MTA is a mixture of Portland cement and bismuth oxide, which is added to enhance the radiopacity of the material. These two components are mixed with water to produce hydrated cement. This book concisely presents information on diverse aspects of MTA and its use with a view to making it more widely available to clinicians and researchers. The topics covered include the development of MTA and its introduction into clinical dentistry, its chemical composition and setting characteristics, manipulation and placement, material properties, reactivity and the influence of environmental factors. The clinical applications are clearly explained and related innovations and further materials currently available on the market are also discussed.
Author: Daniel Simmen,Nick S. Jones
Illustrated with hundreds of outstanding endoscopic images and corresponding drawings, this successfully established step-by-step guide to endoscopic sinus and skull base surgery is ideal for all specialists who need to stay current in the field. In this expanded second edition, practitioners will not only find basic and advanced procedures in endoscopic sinus surgery (including key criteria for patient selection), but also four entirely new chapters on anterior skull base surgery that reflect important recent developments. Special features of the second edition: Superbly illustrated, presenting over 1400 endoscopic images, photographs, and drawings Provides a practical management approach that leads to optimal outcomes: Who are the best candidates for specific procedures? When should medical treatment or surgery be used? Why should surgery be undertaken? How are the operative procedures performed? Covers the latest techniques for removal of skull base tumors and repair of skull base defects Includes new chapters on pathophysiology of rhinosinusitis, sense of smell, applied anatomy, the endoscopically assisted bimanual operating technique, transorbital surgery, interdisciplinary teamwork, and more Offers online access to 34 videos of endoscopic surgical procedures and patient interviews, for an excellent review and refresher Describes along with videos the new technique of piriform turbinoplasty that opens up the nasal valve area Provides Information for Patients leaflets that can also be downloaded From diagnosis and preoperative counseling to evidence-based procedures, complication avoidance, and postoperative management, this book covers the gamut of topics clinicians face in everyday practice. All otolaryngologists, neurosurgeons, and maxillofacial surgeons will find it essential when making diagnostic and treatment decisions involving the paranasal sinuses and skull base.